Dec 7, 2012 11:00am PST
education to hundreds of girls in rural afghanistan. >> i think education is the only thing in the world that can go forward and make life better. >> reporter: and leo mccarthy, who gives scholarships to kids who pledge not to drink after his daughter was killed by a young driver. >> let's change the culture and keep these promising vibrant kids alive. >> reporter: olympic swimmer collin jones helped celebrate wanda but golden moment. she created a nonprofit that helped more than 1200 children learn how to swim. >> it is unbelievable to me that i have come this far from such a tragedy with my son. >> reporter: it was an unforgettable night, capped off with the unveiling of the cnn hero of the year, pushpa vasnet whose helps kids whose parents are imprisoned. >> thank you for believing in my dream. >> reporter: the hope is that their heroic example will inspire countless others. ♪ heroes sometimes >> reporter: kareen wynter, cnn, los angeles. >> truly amazing people. and you can watch the special broadcast in its entirety tomorrow night on cnn at 8:00 p.m. eastern and again on christmas
Dec 8, 2012 8:00pm PST
research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >> a military appeals court this week, threw out a judge's order to forcibly shave fort hood shooting suspect nadel hassan and removed the judge from the case and for the armed forces appeared that he didn't appear impartial while presiding over the trial, if convicted in the 2009 shooting at the texas army post that killed 13 people and wounded more than two dozen. and hassan appeared that he had to be clean shaven. he says it's part of his muslim faith, but it's army rules. dorot dorot dorothy rabinowicz joins us. you agree with the court's decision. >> it's a long line of strange treatments of major hassan, who was in his career pushed ahead despite the fact that anybody else would have been thrown out of medical school, to the moment they declared the department of defense, after the shooting, this was work place violence. to see this latest installment now is just one long line.
Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. sponsored report gave a full endorsement that more liquid natural gas exports will help our economy and more shale oil and gas production will make us energy independent. question, will the epa keep its snout out of this great breakthrough energy process? here now to tell us is john hoffmeister. john, what's this take on the liquefied natural gas? i didn't even know there were constraints on their exports. >> well, the department of energy has to grant permits to economies that would seek to export natural gas. the study that came out was not an endorsement by the department energy, not yet. it was a third-party report analyzing the situation. it will now go into public discussion. the department of energy hasn't really taken a position yet opt report. but here's the reality. this is buried treasure, larry, this is buried treasure in this country, natural gas, i mean, that could be the stimulus that this economy has been loo